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Posted: Oct 17, 2018

AkzoNobel Unveils New Finishes At METALCON 2018

Strongsville, OH - AkzoNobel, a leading paints and coatings company, introduced an exciting new finish for exterior metal applications at METALCON 2018 at the Charlotte Convention Center on October 10-12, 2018. POLYDURE® Expressions is a revolutionary print system that adds depth and dimension to exterior finishes by using a combination of texture over a print pattern.

Posted: Oct 17, 2018

Kingspan Announces Sales Of Hercules To Senneca Holdings

DeLand, FL – Kingspan Insulated Panels has announced the sale of Hercules, a leading manufacturer of high quality, custom, controlled environment doors to Senneca Holdings. Hercules is focused primarily on blast freezer, freezer, cooler, dock, ripening room, automotive test cell, processing, research, and distribution facility applications.

Posted: Oct 17, 2018

AISI Co-Sponsoring Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference On Cold-Formed Steel Structures 2018

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), in cooperation with the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures at the Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Missouri, is a co-sponsor of the Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures 2018. This year’s conference will be held on November 7-8 at the Union Station Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.

Posted: Oct 16, 2018

ProfileVent® From Ventco® Reaches 1 Million Installations

Glenside, PA - Ventco® President Marty Rotter announces that ProfileVent® has now been a part of 1 million installations, still with no callbacks. ProfileVent is a ventilation system for commercial and residential metal roofing, manufactured by equipment that precisely cuts the panel profile into the surface.

Posted: Oct 12, 2018

Garland Raises More Than $60,000 For Achievement Centers For Children

Cleveland, OH - The Garland Company Inc., an employee-owned manufacturer of high-performance solutions for the commercial building envelope, raised more than $60,000 to support Achievement Centers for Children (ACC) in its effort to empower children and adults with disabilities and their families to achieve their greatest potential.

Posted: Oct 11, 2018

ATAS International Launches New Comprehensive Website

Allentown, PA - ATAS International Inc. introduces a new website which includes easier navigation in a full-screen format and is mobile friendly for use on phones and tablets. An updated complete product line catalog is also being unveiled during the website launch, with a striking new cover and many new images throughout.

Posted: Oct 10, 2018

MBMA Releases Two New Case Study Reports

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has just released two new case study reports. Roofing and Solar looks at standing seam metal roofs and solar arrays for a variety of building applications. Vehicle Sales and Service presents a variety of types of vehicle dealerships and service centers and explores the benefits of using metal building solutions.

Posted: Oct 09, 2018

MRA Announces "Best Metal Roofing Project" Competition For Contractors, Installers

Portland, OR – Calling all roofing contractors, installers and manufacturers: Is your stainless-steel roof a stunner? Is your Galvalume roof glamorous? Is your copper shingle roof sublime? If so, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) encourages you to enter it in the Alliance's “Best Metal Roofing Project” competition. Beginning Oct. 4, 2018 and continuing until Dec. 31, 2018, the MRA will award one monthly first prize winner for the project judged to be the most outstanding example of a great metal roofing project.

Posted: Oct 08, 2018

Knight, ROCKWOOL™ Offer Continuous Insulation Rainscreen System

Deer Park, WA – Knight Wall Systems announces a collaboration with ROCKWOOL™ wherein both companies will market the industry’s first true continuous insulation (CI) rainscreen attachment system utilizing stone wool insulation, according to company president Doug Knight.

Posted: Oct 05, 2018

Kingspan Joins Science Based Targets Initiative To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

DeLand, FL - Kingspan Group has joined over 370 companies worldwide in committing to the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The initiative is a partnership between the World Resource Institute, the World Wildlife Fund, CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) and the United Nations Global Compact, and looks to support participating companies to determine how much they must cut their emissions to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

Posted: Oct 03, 2018

Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings To Translate Thoughts Into Color At METALCON

Minneapolis, MN – Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings will showcase the first-of-its-kind, immersive color experience – “Thinking in Color” – at METALCON 2018. Color is one of the most important elements of design, and Sherwin-Williams is relentless in its pursuit of delivering new and innovative ways to help customers realize their color inspirations.

Posted: Oct 02, 2018

Firestone Building Products Names New Vice President Of Sales

Nashville, TN – Firestone Building Products Company, LLC (FSBP), an industry leader providing trusted roofing and building envelope solutions, has announced Jason Flack as the new vice president of sales. In this role, Flack will oversee domestic sales and new business development, carrying out strategies that drive global objectives and reinforce that “Nobody Covers You Better.” Flack will be based in Nashville.

Posted: Oct 01, 2018

Free Residential Rooftop Solar Installation Webinar November 7

Portland, OR – When it comes to sustainable building practices, solar is hot. With the availability and interest in residential solar systems growing rapidly nationwide, it’s important for builders, contractors and installers to know the fundamentals and brush up on best practices to help homeowners make informed decisions.

Posted: Sep 28, 2018

METALCON Selects Charlotte Foundation For Charitable Gift

Newton, MA – The metal construction industry’s largest international event for metal construction products, technologies and solutions gives back to the local community during its annual tradeshow and conference taking place October 10-12 at the Charlotte Convention Center.

Posted: Sep 27, 2018

RICOWI Releases Roofing Investigation Report On Hurricane Irma

New Franklin, OH - The RICOWI Board of Directors announced the release of an investigation report on Hurricane Irma on September 23, 2018. The Wind Investigation Program (WIP) Committee deployed volunteer hurricane wind investigators after Hurricane Irma made landfall. Team members for the hurricane wind investigations were wind engineers, roofing material specialists, insurance analysts, structural engineers, and consultants.

Posted: Sep 26, 2018

Metal Roofing Alliance Adds Pair Of New Members

Portland, OR – With interest booming in residential metal roofing, the Metal Roofing Alliance recently announced that Reinke Shakes and ASC Profiles LLC have joined MRA as manufacturing members.

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